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Government: Kazakhstan to boost non-primary commodities and services’ exports by 31.8%

Exports of non-primary goods and services stood at US$23bn., 4.1% up, in 2018 with non-primary exports equaling US$15.7 billion, 0.9% up. Meanwhile exports of services rendered stood at US$7.3 billion in 2018, 12.3% up. Read the article below for more …

Iran’s Zarif In Damascus Ahead Of Syria Talks

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has visited Damascus ahead of a new round of talks next week in Kazakhstan toward ending Syria’s eight-year war.Zarif and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on April 16 discussed “the next round of Astana talk…

The head of the Department of Social Development of Almaty has been appointed

Alibek Aldeney became the head of the Public Development Department of Almaty.A graduate of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University and the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.Over the years, he worked in…

GDP growth in Kazakhstan in first quarter of 2019 reached 3.8%

Chair of the National Bank Erbolat Dossaev and Chair of Samruk-Kazyna Fund Akhmetzhan Yessimov spoke on the agenda.The prime minister informed about the meeting of the Security Council chaired by Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev of April 10, 2019. The resul…

North Macedonia Declares National Measles Epidemic, Vows Increased Vaccinations

Authorities in North Macedonia have declared a national measles epidemic after more than 900 cases of the disease were registered since the start of the year.Health Ministry epidemiologist Vladimir Mikic said on April 16 that the country’s vaccination …

Rates of economic growth remained stable in first quarter of 2019 – Alikhan Smailov

Minister of National Economy Ruslan Dalenov reported that in the first quarter of this year the economy continued to grow, some manufacturing sectors reached double-digit growth, and investment and construction increased significantly.In January-March,…

Export of non-primary products and services amounted to $23 billion – Ministry of National Economy

As the Minister of National Economy Ruslan Dalenov reported, the share of exports in the country’s GDP is 40.1%. At the same time, 0.5% of GDP growth is provided by exports. The national export strategy aims to increase the export of non-commodity good…